Allow us to treat you to our favourite places of the Wanaka and Queenstown area with off the beaten track soft adventure tours. From exclusive photography tours, 4wd journeys onto high country farms, Lake Wanaka cruises and romantic mountain getaways ensuring that you experience the true character of the region.
Come and experience New Zealand’s most authentic 4WD adventure. The perfect mix of incredible scenery, history, heritage and farming life. This will be a genuine highlight of your New Zealand holiday.
Explore remote and seldom travelled back roads of an authentic New Zealand High Country farm overlooking sparkling Lake Wanaka. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, glaciers and wild river valleys you’ll see farm animals including Red Deer, cattle and sheep up close and in their natural environment. Visit historical sites and experience what life was like for Wanaka’s first farmers. Enjoy 2 optional walks through pristine alpine meadows and ancient lakeside forests.
This journey offers a unique insight into Wanaka’s rich history, heritage, modern-day farming life and breath-taking scenery.
This 2.5-hour adventure offers Wanaka’s finest lakeside scenery plus an exciting and fun 4WD journey through a real alpine, mountain farm. Up-close encounters with Red Deer, Angus Cattle, sheep and horses. Experience our exclusive “alpine café” for refreshments high above Lake Wanaka.
This is a unique insight into Wanaka’s rich history, heritage, incredible scenery and modern-day farming life. A must if your time in Wanaka is limited. Suitable for the whole family
Scenic 4WD Farm Safari + Scenic Helicopter Flight and landing to Roy’s Peak (Mt Roy Coromandel Peak)
Your Roy’s Peak experience begins aboard a comfortable 4WD to experience a taste of Wanaka’s spectacular lakeside scenery. The 4WD trip takes you high into the mountains exploring life behind the scenes of West Wanaka Station an authentic high country farm. Relax with refreshments at our exclusive mountain-top viewpoint overlooking sparkling Lake Wanaka and beyond to the snow-capped peaks and glaciers of Mt Aspiring National Park. Your helicopter arrives to whisk you off for a once-in-a-lifetime scenic flight to land at a private viewpoint on Wanaka’s iconic Coromandel Peak – Mt Roy. There is plenty of time for photos before the return flight to meet your 4WD back to Wanaka.
Lake Cruise & Island Walk + Scenic 4WD Farm Safari
You will begin your day with a boat cruise on the pristine waters of Lake Wanaka to Mou Waho Island (20 minutes). Landing on the island you’ll be greeted by bird-song, enjoy a 45 minute guided walk to the summit. Your guide will introduce you to the many and varied native plants on the island plus meet the resident family of Buff Weka – always eager to steal anything you happen to drop!! On the summit, you’ll see the island’s grand secret, a lake on top of an island!! Enjoy “high-tea” with commanding views of Lake Wanaka and surrounding mountains. On your return to the boat play your part in reforesting the island by planting your own native tree before returning to Wanaka for a well-earned lunch break.
Following lunch, you will be collected by Ridgeline Adventures to experience the rugged beauty and solitude of Wanaka’s spectacular high country with an exclusive 4WD journey through one of Wanaka’s most historic stations (alpine mountain farm) offering a unique insight into Wanaka’s rich history, heritage and modern-day farming life. This will be like no other 4WD experience you’ve ever taken. You’ll be wowed by the mountaintop vistas (you drive to over 700m above Lake Wanaka), enjoy the pure mountain air as you take a leisurely stroll through alpine meadows, and ancient forests, discover the fascinating history of early farming life as you wander through the ruins of one of Wanaka’s first farmhouses (circa 1865). Assist with checking traps as part of our predator control programme – helping to bring native birds back to the area.
Wanaka is one of the most photographed destinations in NZ due to its outstanding natural beauty and clear air. This 4-hour landscape photography tour takes you to many of Wanaka’s best photo locations most of which you cannot access on your own.
Our ‘Photography Tour’ will enable you to capture images to be proud of. Your guide is an accomplished local landscape photographer and knows the best locations and the best lighting to help you get the best from your camera. You choose what you shoot, be it landscape, animals, sunrise or sunset, we have it all and refreshments are supplied on your tour.
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